India recorded largest number of TB cases in 2014

India recorded the largest number of Tuberculosis cases in the world last year, according to a report by the WHO that said 1.5 million people died in 2014 from the disease which ranks alongside HIV as a leading killer worldwide.

World Health Organisation’s Global Tuberculosis Report 2015 said that of the 9.6 million new TB cases in 2014, 58 per cent were in the South-East Asia and Western Pacific regions.

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